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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - October 1, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                LAFF A DAY Benton SEATS Interim Costs At Students Are National Merit Semi-Finalists Two Marion high school students have reached the semi-final round of National Mt'ril Schularship tests. The .students, both seniors, are Jennie Balconi and Martin McC'lure. They arc among tin1 high school students na- tionwide who are attempting In qualify for the final round nf nmipetiton. Hickory smoked barbecued ribs, shrimp and chicken served Wednesdays. Stickney's Scoreboard. Adv. Marion senior citizens' polluck dinner will be served Wednesday at (i p.m. in the American Legion building. Mature woman desires ottice position. Write P. 0. Box 502, Adv. Marion Courts Cases heard Monday in the magistrate's court were: Speeding --Brian McGnire, 3025 Twenty-third avenue. Theron T. Oliaf- fce, 2210 Twenty-seventh street, No Iowa driver's license Theron T. Chaffee, 2210 Twenty-seventh street, No valid driver's license Ronald S. Techau, 700 Thirty-fifth street, Im- proper left turn Warren C. Mnndy. 1195 Sixth avenue, Stop sign -John II. Buresh, Fairfax, Defective equip- ment Frank I'. Duffy. 805 Third avenue, Intoxica- tion John II. Buresh, Fairfax. Board to Meet Marion In- dependent board of education will meet Thursday at 7 p.m. in the administration offices at Starry school. Board Jakes Action on Care Center Bond Issue DECORAH The Win- neshiek county board of su- pervisors Monday took final action to present an bond issue to the voters of the county for care center expan- sion at the county home. Proposed to expand the cMiinfyV care center by (12 beds, (he measure would bo supplemented by of federal revenue sharing funds. Voters will be asked to approve the total expenditure of SI. 150.000 for this county home addition. Tax Levy The supervisors are asking approval to levy a 2.5 mill tax lo pay off the bunds. If approved, the levy will become effective in 1975 ill paying off principal and in- terest for the project over a 10-year period. The proposed addition uiuild two custodial care wings, one for men and the other for women. These wings would be constructed as projections off ;i centrally located care center addition. Each wing would contain four single rooms, five Johnson Board Gelj Report on Mansion Repair IOWA CITY Johnson county supervisors Monday accepted for study an archi- tecl's report estimating a cost of SMfUKIIl for renovation of Hie Chalmers Close mansion. The Close mansion present- ly is !he home of the Johnson county congregate meals program and has also boon proposed for city office space. As requested by the board, architect William Nowysz submitted a four-phase program for intial repair and later remodeling and restora- tion of the 100-year-old structure. Supervisors had asked for the report to assist them in determining best use of the building. ('haii-man Richard Barlel had called for complete res- toration of the building to provide for a variety of city services. Supervisor Robert Burns, however, indicated that he preferred the building used primarily as a senior citizens' center. According to Nowysz, nmuTsion of the mansion to normal office use would cost approximately To fully restore the mansion as -ni historical site with com- plete facilities would involve additional expenditure of he estimated. The supervisors discussed I lie possible use of revenue- sharing moneys in (he project look no action on the re- ourl double rooms, and five triple rooms, with a total occupancy of 58. Isolation Rooms In addition. the new construction would provide a double room with bath for a married couple and two single isolation rooms. At its Monday meeting, the board also accepted the low bid of Dotar Chemicals, of Schiller Park, 111., for high- way salt at a delivery price or at per ton if the county provides its own transportation. The same firm furnished the salt last year after submit- ting bids of delivered or per ton at the plant. Norman Jensen, assistant county engineer, was author- ized to attend a civil defence me ting in Des Moines Oct. 9. Collision Fatal WALKER Arnold M. Nielsen, jr., 50, of rural Walker was dead on arrival Monday night at Peoples hospital. Independence, where he was following a two- car accident four miles west of Walker. State troopers reported that Nielsen's car collided with one driven by Terry D. Carson, 28, of rural Walker after Nielsen failed lo stop at a stop sign. The crash occurred at 8 p.m. on a gravel road near the Benton-Buchanan county line, one mile east of the WMT tel- evision tower. Carson, who suffered a broken jaw and broken leg, managed to make his way to a nearby farmhouse to summon aid. He was first taken to Peo- ples hospital at Independence, then transferred to Schoitz hospital, Waterloo, where he was in fairly good condition Tuesday. Both drivers were alone in their autos. Services for Nielsen are set for 3 p.m. Thursday at Walker Bible church. Friends may call at Murdoch funeral home in Walker after 3 p.m. Wednesday. Nielsen was born Jan. 25, 1924, at Marion and was married Aug. 4, 1948, at Cedar Rapids to Phyllis Sheppard. Surviving in addition lo his wife are a daughter, Mrs. Dick Peterson, Pleasant Valley; a son, Harold, Gree- ley; his mother, Henrietta Nielsen, Walker; two sisters, Mrs. Donald Mills.. Walker, and Mrs. Harry Walters. Cedar Rapids; two brothers, Edward of Center Point and William of Walker, and three grandchildren. jjft Turned Street Signs Concern Officials Many of till' city's street signs liiive been turned and ci- ty officials are concerned. Any person seeing street signs turned the wrong direc- tion are asked to contact the office of City Manager Joe Painter. The public services depart- ment will handle the turning of the signs to the proper posi- tion. Want to rent garage. Call after Wednesday's activ- ity schedule at the Marion branch YMCA is: Non-aquatic -women's fitness class 9 a.m., pro-school gymnastics 1 i, men's fitness class 11.--55, women's volleyball 1 p.m.. gymnastics -1 and 5, adult open basketball 7, bridge les- sons pool -school lessons 9 a.m. and p.m., pre- school lessons and 1, adult open swim noon and 7. 30, youth lessons swim team Fire Marion firemen were called to the Darreil Lar- son residence, 440 Ridge drive, Monday later afternoon for a gasoline fire. Firemen said gasoline dumped in the Jriveway was accidently ignit- ed. The flames were doused before firemen arrived. No damage was reported. Set Hearing A public hearing and receipt of bids is set for Thursday at p.m. in the administration building by the Linn-Mar board of ed- ucation. Bids are for the proposed maintenance -trans- portation building. Riles for Floyd D. Patterson will be held Tuesday at the Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories with the Rev. Peter Morgan of the Marion First Christian church officiating. Burial: Cedar Memorial Park ceme- tery. Cedar Memorial has charge. Buy House Mr. and Mrs. Larry Borst have purchased the house at 583 Twenty-ninth street from Mrs. and Mrs. Keith Henderson of 3005 Sec- ond avenue. Possessison was given today. Sale was made by Kensinger, Realtors. Heading circle will meet Friday at 2 p.m. in the home of Mrs. Ivah Hadwen, Twelfth street. Slides will be shown by Mrs. Hadwen on her travels. Sel Meeting Marion's council will meet Thursday at p.m. in the council chambers at the citv hall. Brooklyn Marshall Killed in Crash BROOKLYN (UPI) Kd Veverka, 50, night marshal here since January, 196b, died following a traffic accident while he was on routine patrol late Sunday night. Authorities said Veverka's car went off the road, hit a tree and then went into a culverl. Investigators said vevcrka apparently suffered a heart attack and an autopsy was scheduled to determine the exact cause of death. City Clerk Karen Willett said the accident left the town without a patrol car S'V' 4P "I could have made it big in real cslate, but 1 didn't know how to spell condominium." Iowa City Residents Want Creek Dredged IOWA CITY Approxi- mately 100 Iowa City residents whose homes are located near Ralston creek called Tuesday evening for "immediate" city action to prevent further flooding on the creek. The citizen-called meeting took place at Longfellow school. After lengthy discussion on the continuing problem, those attending the meeting voted informally to suggest to the ci- ty council that a firm be hired to dredge a deeper channel for the creek. which flows through (he heart of Iowa Ci- l.v. City council member Carol deProsse, who attended the meeting, said she would carry the citizens' recommendation to the regular council session on Tuesday. During the evening's discus- sion, a number of citizens complained of sanitary sower backup during flooding which they said constitutes a serious health hazard. llcnton county board of supervisors has agreed to help fund (he SKATS transportation system for a four-month period. At a meeting attended by supervisors, SKATS repre- sentatives of Benton county James Sturgeon Dies; Services Thursday VIOLA-James F. K. Sturgeon, 53, a resident of Vi- ola for eight years and a form- er Cedar Rapids resident, died Monday in an Anamosa hos- pital. Born May 2, 1921 in Cedar Rapids, he was married to the former Ruby Varner Jan. 11, 1948. at Walker. Mr. Sturgeon was a World war II veteran and had been employed at the Square D Co. for 16 years. Surviving in addition to his wife arc five daughters, Mrs. Vernon (Linda) Tuttle, Ka- lona; Mrs. Ric (Pam) Graves, Ml. Vernon; Eugenie Stur- Jackson, 8.C.; Bev- erly and Laurie Stugeon, home; four sons; David, Viola, and Brian, Paul and Mark; home; three grandchildrcii; a brother, Thomas, Cedar Rap- ids, a sister, Mrs. Kenneth (Irene) Bakehouse, Wash- ington. Services will be held Thurs- day at at the United Methodist church in Spring- ville. Burial: Springville cem- etery. Friends may call at the Murdoch chapel in Springville after 11 Wednesday. Cornell Seniors Student Teach At Area Schools MT. VEHNON-Thirty-fivc Cornell college seniors are doing their student teaching this semester at public ele- mentary, junior high and high schools in Eastern Iowa and DCS Moines. Beginning this week, each student teacher will be as- signed to one school for five weeks, followed by a six-week assignment to a second school. Student teaching will conclude Dec. 13. School districts to which Cornell student teachers arc lining assigned arc Cedar Rapids, College Community at Ely, Ml. Vernon, Marion, Springvillc, Iowa City, An- amosa, Monticello, Tipton and Des Moines. Each student teacher works with the guidance of a cooper- ating teacher at the host school. Mt. Mercy To Host Student Prospects Ml. Mercy college will hold a get-acquainted weekend for prospective college students and parents on Oct. 12 and 13. Persons interested in at- tending are asked to make their reservations with the Mt. Mercy admissions office by Oct. 7. The weekend is intended to give students an overview of college life before they make their final college and career decisions. Out-of-town stu- dents stay overnight on the campus wnile their parents may find accommodations in nearby motels. Try a classified ad today and prove to yourself how resultful it can be! and interested i( was explained (hat (he federal SKATS funds will run out Oct. 1 and funding wan needed at least until Jan 31 until the transporatlon system antici- pates receiving DOT funds. The four month funding will Women's Careers In Engineering At Conference IOWA CITY-Carcers for women in engineering will he the topic of a conference for high school and college stu- dents to be held on the Univer- sity of Iowa campus Oct. 18- 20.' The three-day program will begin Friday evening with the presentation "Engineering: What's it all About" by Naomi McAfee of Westinghouse Electric Corp. Other conference presenta- tions will include topics such as role models, student life, and the possibilities for wom- en entering the field. Tours of U. of I. engineer- ing buildings will also be held. More information on this conference can be obtained by writing to the Society of Wom- en Engineers, 3102 Engineer- ing building, University of Iowa, Iowa City, 52240. Thursday Services for Everette Fishel, 63 S. Fishel, 63, a retired employe of Cherry Burrell Corp., and a resident of the Walker community for 24 years, died Monday in Vinton hospital. Born Jan. 19, 1911, at Edge- wood, he was married to the former Doris Gciger at Khells- burg on Jan. 7, 1934. Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters, Mrs. Carl (Karen) Clouding, Brownsburg, Ind., and Linda Dimes, Peoria, 111.; four sons, John, Clear Lake; Gary, El- kader; Re.x, Cedar Rapids; Craig, Walker; two sister, Mrs. M.C. (Zelma) Xurka, Evergreen, Colo., and Mrs. Lester (Leal) Moore Witch- ila, Kan., a brother Evlon El Dorado, Kan., and eight grandchildren. Serivices will be held Thursday at at Murdoch chapel in Center Point. Burial: Walker cemetery. Visitation at Murdoch's after 7 p.m. Tues- day. cost Benlon county including in drivers' wages. for gasoline, for mainlaimnco, and for the county's one-vehcile share of coordination, dis- patch and backup expenses. Source of funding has not yei been determined, but it is anliciapted that revenue shar- ing funds will he used. Board members told SEATS representatives the county would like to run its won transporution program it SEATS does not redeeive fed- eral funding, and the county must lake over complete program funding. Former Garwin Police Chief Bound Over TOLEDO (UP1) The for- mer police chief of Garwin Monday was bound over to the Tama county district court on charges of embezzlement. Robert Smith, 24, was being held in the Marshall county jail under bond after appearing before Magistrate George Stein here. Smith, the first police chief hired in Garwin, received his paycheck after two weeks on the job and left town. He was picked up in in Casper, Wyo., last Friday and returned to Toledo to face the charges. Smith waived a preliminary hearing and no trial dale was set. Mrs. Scheidel Named Parents' Club Head Helen Scheidel, Fayetle, has beecn named chairwoman of the Parents' club executive committee for Upper Iowa college. Mrs. Scheidel is the morthcr of five children who have attended or graduated from Upper Iowa. The organization will sponsor Parents day Oct. 19, a scholarship program, the sweepstakes trophy at the winter carnival, and four newsletters throughout the year. ON THIS DATE in 1964, the U.S. navy announced it had located and photographed pieces of the atomic sub- marine, which had been lost in the Atlantic off Mew England in April, 1963, with 128 men aboard. Marijuana, LSD Seized in Arrest At Coralville CORALVILLE Johnson county sheriff's officers seized LSD valued at approximately and suspected mari- juana worth during an arrest at a Coralville motel early Monday. Two counts of possession of a controlled substance were filed against Dallas Stoncr Turley, 19, who gave two addresses in Michigan. He is being held in the Johnson county jail under bond. Neither Coralville police nor Johnson officers would specu- late whether the LSI) discov- ery had any relation to 13 recent cases of severe LSI) overdose reported in Iowa '.v. Analysis of the seized subst- ances is under way. Come anef see us New Location Bill Malloy at 229 Second Ave. Si You'll like our store 229 Second Avenue 5E 362-3870 Black Parent Files Complaint At Fort Dodge TORT DODGE Fort Dodge school children are receiving inferior educa- tion because they have no black teachers, counselors or administrators, ii parent has charged. Jim Lockman, father of throe sons in the Furl Dodge schools, said he filed complaint Monday with the Fort Dodge Human '.tights commission and maiii-d the same complaint to the Iowa Civil Rights commission. The complaint names the Fort Dodge school board and Supt. Earl Berge. However, Berge said school officials are attempting to hire some black teachers, coun- selors and administrators. He- said there is at least one teacher who is a member of a minority group, although the teacher is not black. Lockman contends that school officials have not de- veloped an effective program for hiring blacks. He said lack of black educators also affects white children because they are not able to see blacks in professional positions in the schools. Berge said school officials have had difficulty finding qualified black educators because there is so much demand for them. Lockman said his objective in filing the complaint is to force the school district to hire about four or five black teachers, a black counselor and a black administrator. Postville Detour Agreement Reached were made for a detrour route for Lybrand street here which will go into effect when county road which leads into this street is paved. 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